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Prize for photographer

An amateur photographer from Longhirst has been awarded a runner-up placing in the 2017 North East Wildlife Photography Competition.

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The beautiful beach north of Bamburgh. Picture by Ellen Jackson

Want to be a part of Britain's biggest beach clean?

A charity is appealing for help to create the UK's biggest beach clean.
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Archer, the 50th Kielder osprey, takes flight.

Archer, the 50th Kielder osprey chick, flies the nest

The 50th osprey chick has taken flight at Kielder.

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Coun Glen Sanderson (front right), Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle (front left) and staff from the county councils neighbourhood services team.

Verge cuts are almost complete

An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting has helped Northumberland to look even better ahead of the main tourist season.

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An aerial view of the Cotting Burn dam, which reduces the risk of flooding from the burn.

Final dam in Morpeth flood scheme now complete

The final part of Morpeth’s £27million flood alleviation scheme is now complete.

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Pupils from the Eco Club at Morpeth First School, with support from Raymond Dixon, created a floral display in the Sanderson Arcade barrow.

Children help town’s bloom bid

Children from the Eco Club at Morpeth First School have once again transformed the barrow at Sanderson Arcade into a fantastic floral display.

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A Eurasian lynx. Picture by Erwin van Maanen

Imminent bid to reintroduce lynx to Northumberland

An application to reintroduce the Eurasian lynx to Kielder Forest in Northumberland is to be submitted soon.

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The 2017 LOVE Northumberland Awards

Award winners have shown their LOVE for Northumberland

The very best in community and voluntary environmental work across the county has been celebrated at a special LOVE Northumberland awards event.

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A dozen of the grayling that were stocked into the River Pont.

Fish stocks boost for River Pont

The Environment Agency has released hundreds of young grayling into the River Pont at Ponteland and Matfen.

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Map of the proposed site boundary for Highthorn.

Highthorn: Jobs, tourism, coal and climate change among final arguments

The public hearing on the controversial Highthorn opencast mine concluded yesterday as the four parties made their final arguments.

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Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland; John Grundy, Nicola Wardle from Northumberland County Council and Jeannie Kielty from The Banks Group.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

The Duchess of Northumberland has been hearing about the final plans for the seventh annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she is due to present to winning groups and individuals on Wednesday, July 5.

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The Duchess of Northumberland presents Grange View First School with the runner-up award in the school waste category at last years ceremony. Picture by Andrew Bryson Photography.

Deadline is looming for contest

The deadline is fast approaching for the submission of entries to the 2017 LOVE Northumberland Awards.

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Free packs help school students to get planting

Hundreds of free trees have been sent to schools and community groups across Northumberland thanks to the Woodland Trust.

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Serial fly-tipper brought to justice

A fly-tipper who left a trail of waste across the countryside in Northumberland has been prosecuted by the county council.

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Five of the strangest things found down drains in the North East - a bra.

Five of the strangest things in our drains

A bra, an unopened can of lager, false teeth and even an animal skull have all caused blockages in the North East’s sewer and drains networks.

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Crackdown on illegal fishing

Crackdown on illegal fishing

Environment Agency officers checked more than 400 rod licences in an Easter weekend crackdown on illegal fishing.

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Bin collections over Easter

Bin collections over Easter

Residents are reminded all bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late after Bank Holiday Monday.

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Litter on verges beside the A1

A clean sweep for the county’s major roads

Tonnes of rubbish are being removed from Northumberland major roads during an in-depth clean-up ahead of the main tourist season.

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News from the Environment Agency.

Agency focus on Pont area

The Environment Agency is in the early stages of exploring options to reduce the risk of flooding in Ponteland.

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A warning has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Warning over illegal waste dumping

Almost a third of agricultural businesses and rural land owners across the North East, Yorkshire and Humber have had illegal waste dumped on their land in the last three years, according to new research.

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